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Risk & Compliance Analyst

To proactively investigate, monitor and analyze financial activities and transactions to identify, or respond to, potential risks and/ or activities and transactions that appear to be suspicious and to recommend mitigation strategies to ensure compliance to relevant legislation and regulations.


The incumbent will be responsible for investigating alerts generated from relevant systems and those reported manually, and monitoring customers transactional behavior against the established profile for possible suspicious transactions. The incumbent is also responsible for helping the company comply with all anti-money laundering policies, rules and regulations

Vacancy Details




Company Secretarial, Risk & Compliance




  • Maintain legal and regulatory compliance.

  • Analyse data and computer systems to identify trends, develop business insights, and optimize processes, reduce risks, and create business strategies.

  • Monitor customer accounts and research transactions daily, weekly and monthly to identify suspicious activity in violation of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations.

  • Analyse and report on compliance with Know Your Customer (KYC) protocols.

  • Review and investigate alerts generated from relevant systems, such as AML monitoring system, and those reported manually, and monitor customers transactional behaviour against the established profile for possible suspicious transactions; analyse questionable activity, as well as determine if an inquiry and/or investigation is required.

  • Investigate suspicious activity to pursue corrective action and/or to eliminate false positives and perform other compliance investigations based on client, regulatory and internal requirements.

  • Assist the Senior Risk and Compliance Officer to develop risk policies that enable the definition of risk, process guidelines and a systematic frame- work and approach to risk management within the company.

  • Create and review reports and trend analysis as required.

  • Conduct research on new technologies or techniques using online resources, databases, and other information sources.

Educational and experience requirements
  • NQF 6, a National Diploma in Risk Management, Law, Finance, Auditing, Compliance Management, or similar field.

  • 3 years in the financial services industry with an emphasis on regulatory frameworks and compliance in a corporate/commercial environment.

  • A professional Certification in Risk or Compliance and/ or a Certification as Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) is an advantage.

Skills and Knowledge Requirements
  • Risk management processes and procedures

  • Legal and risk assessment, analysis, mitigation & management knowledge and models as well as techniques

  • Administration

  • Statutory and regulatory compliance, compliance monitoring approaches

  • Procedures design

  • Auditing skills

  • Governance knowledge

  • Computer literate

  • Organizing and coordination

  • Written and verbal communication skills

  • Systematic analysis and research skills

  • Problem solving/sound analytical thinking and investigative skills

  • Drafting / formulation

  • Financial skills

  • Emotionally mature

  • Systematic and detail orientated

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Service oriented

  • Team player

  • Adaptable

  • Positive attitude

  • Must be a Namibian citizen

Closing Date: 2 February 2024

Candidates who comply with the above criteria and competency areas should submit via email, letters of applications, certified copies of relevant qualifications together with a detailed curriculum vitae to: 


Applicants who do not receive any response within three weeks after the closing date must accept that their applications were not considered favourably. 

Note: PostFin is an Equal Opportunity Employer and operates in line with affirmative action guidelines. 

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